Re: future pets

Warrl kyree Tale'sedrin (
Sat, 25 Apr 1998 14:49:36 +0000

> From: Anders Sandberg <>

> (Tony Belding) writes:
> > I had an idea at one time, based on what I said before about an evolutionary
> > legacy. If a creature has evolved to have instincts and emotions for its own
> > survival and reproduction, and if it becomes sufficiently sophisticated to
> > demand rights, then it should have rights.

My cat believes he has a right to an ever-full food dish and his own
couch. He protests effectively. Does he have rights?

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